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Biden: SKorean chip plant a model for deeper ties to Asia

May. 20, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden opened his trip to Asia on Friday by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for a plant in Texas, holding it out as an illustration of how deeper ties with the Indo Pacific can fuel technological innovation and foster...

Congress seeks compromise to boost computer chip industry

Apr. 18, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A global computer chip shortage has made it harder for consumers to get their hands on cars, computers and other modern-day necessities, so Congress is looking to boost chip manufacturing and research in the United States with billions of dollars from the federal government. ...

Russia war could further escalate auto prices and shortages

Apr. 04, 2022 01:13 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — BMW has halted production at two German factories. Mercedes is slowing work at its assembly plants. Volkswagen, warning of production stoppages, is looking for alternative sources for parts. For more than a year, the global auto industry has struggled with a...

Tesla sells 310,000 vehicles in 1Q, despite logistics issues

Apr. 02, 2022 15:11 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tesla delivered 310,000 vehicles in the first quarter, up roughly 68% from the same period in 2021, the company said Saturday. However the company's sales were slightly below expectations, which were looking for Tesla to produce 312,000 cars, according to...

U.S. auto sales fall in Q1 as chip shortage slows factories

Apr. 01, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — New-vehicle sales in the U.S. fell about 12% in the first quarter compared with a year ago, as the global computer chip shortage continued to slow factories amid high consumer demand. General Motors reported Friday that its sales were down 20% for the quarter, while...

Chip shortage forces GM to pause production at Indiana plant

Mar. 25, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is shutting down its pickup truck factory in Fort Wayne, Indiana, for two weeks next month because the company has run short of computer chips. The auto industry continues to face supply chain issues more than a year after a global chip shortage first...

War in Ukraine disrupts key supply chains - and lives

Mar. 15, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

It can be hard to measure the ways that Russia’s war in Ukraine has disrupted the global supply of parts and raw materials needed to complete a variety of products – from cars to computer chips. But cutting off one of those supply links brought a “depressing feeling” to...